Here's the latest news, Ozarks Environment style!
New Events & Cancellations: Be sure to check our Calendar of Events for new events and cancellations due to weather or the coronavirus.
Congratulations to Loring Bullard on his latest publication! Learn more about Living Waters: The Springs of Missouri and get your own copy here.
City Utilities announces new Electric Vehicle Charger Rebate program for new-home construction. Click here for more details.
SBC Blue Canoe Pale Ale Release Party
Join the Springfield Brewing Company brew crew and the James River Basin Partnership team Thursday September 10, 2020 from 6pm-8pm at Missouri Spirits to pick up one of the first cases of Blue Canoe Pale Ale. $5 from every ticket goes to JRBP. Tickets are $40, and comes with a special Blue Canoe package. Click here for more details.
Ozark Society Foundation: Youth Environmental Engagement Grant
The Ozark Society Foundation (OSF) is soliciting proposals for a Youth Engagement Grant to local organizations that are working with students in environmental and conservation efforts. Click here for more details.
James River Basin Partnership: Float
All JRBP members are invited to attend our 2020 Membership Float! Learn more about what we do here at JRBP, and have fun spending the day with other like-minded river-loving folks. Not a member? It's easy to join. Click here for more details.
Volkswagen Trust: Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ Air Pollution Control Program is currently accepting applications for the installation of electric vehicle charging infrastructure at specific highway locations. Click here for more details.
Buy native trees and shrubs from MDC State Forest Nursery. Order are being taken now through April 2021. Supplies are limited so order early.
Missouri Department of Conservation: Addition to Wah'Kon-Tah Prairie
Missouri Department of Conservation: Forest Health Alert: Anthracnose of Shade Trees
USDA Forest Service: Scientists identify genes tied to ash trees' resistance to emerald ash borer
Commercial Fruit Crop Production Webinar Series: The University of Missouri Extension is offering a webinar series for anyone interested in commercial fruit production. See Calendar of Events for more information.
It makes a difference when we don't drive for whatever reason. Check out recent emissions reduction in Air Quality.
Car Shopping? Here are some suggestions for electric vehicles.
There's a new deadline for the latest round of Volkswagen Trust grant applications. See Grants and Funding Opportunities.
For the latest information on EPA's Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) School Bus Replacements, see Grants and Funding Opportunities.
Congratulations to Grow Native! on 20 years of advocating native plants. See Native Trees & Plants.
Missouri Department of Natural Resources has announced the 2020 Pesticide collection dates and sites. See Recycling & Composting.
The Annual Missouri Department of Natural Resources Photo Contest is now underway. See the Calendar of Events.
The St. Louis Cardinals were recently recognized for successful food waste reduction efforts. See Overachievers.
Interested in wetlands? May is American Wetlands Month. See Calendar of Events.
Missouri Department of Conservation launches new podcast to connect listeners with nature. See General Information to learn about Nature Boost.
Your school can be a Green Ribbon School. Information about winners is in Overachievers and information about the program is in Educational Resources.
For interesting tidbits from Jeff Cantrell at Missouri Department of Conservation, check Educational Resources.
These days we could all use a lift. The Environmental Protection Agency offers environmental indicators showing progress since the first Earth Day. See Earth Day for more information.
Check out Legislation for recent updates.